Pelican BioThermal Expands Distributor Base Worldwide

Pelican BioThermal Expands Distributor Base Worldwide

Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature- controlled packaging, announces the addition of the company’s new distributor partnerships expanding its reach. The additional commercial collaborations with distributors serve to further the expansion of Pelican BioThermal’s growing global footprint with coverage in Pakistan, Netherlands, Taiwan and South Africa.

Pelican BioThermal has expanded its international network with the announcement of its new distributors Popular International in Pakistan, BioThermal SA in South Africa, Uni Pharma in Taiwan and Netherlands-based Vonk B.V. 

Ed Meyer, Pelican BioThermal’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales, said: “We are pleased to announce the expansion of our worldwide distribution network. Our new distribution partners will provide customers access to our high performing products in these key regions.”

Popular International, Uni Pharma and BioThermal SA will offer Pelican BioThermal’s full range of products with Vonk B.V. providing access to military and EMS product lines. 

JJ Van Niekerk, Managing Member, BioThermal SA said: “BioThermal SA would like to thank Pelican BioThermal for giving us this opportunity to team up with them and to introduce their revolutionary product to the African market. BioThermal SA will be equipped to respond to the increasing thermal packaging requirements in South Africa and neighboring countries. We are ecstatic over our venture and will strive to keep the Pelican BioThermal name flying high."

Established to look after the challenging but ever-growing needs of the South African market, BioThermal SA are pioneering the use of PCM systems offering higher performance, greater protection and robust reliability into a market which is dominated by water-based systems. 

Terry Lin, Uni Pharma General Manager, said, “Uni Pharma is eager to continue promoting the use of Pelican BioThermal’s expansive product portfolio in Taiwan.” Uni Pharma is well-established in Taiwan as the go to solution partner for products in neurology diagnostic, cancer detection, anti-adhesion in Obstetrics + Gynecology, cardiovascular diseases, organ transplantation, as well as anti-dote.

Pakistan’s Popular International is one of the leading health care distributors in the region specializing in distributing pharmaceutical, medical and diagnostic products across Pakistan.

Vonk B.V. has been a stock holding distributor for Pelican BioThermal’s corporate parent, Pelican Products since 1989. The Pelican BioThermal product line fits perfectly with its vision of safety and protection for military and first responders engaged in defense and saving lives.

For more information about Pelican BioThermal’s global network, go to or visit to learn more about the wide range of Pelican BioThermal products and offerings.

Pelican BioThermal is a division of Pelican Products, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco. 

About Pelican Products 
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 26 countries, with 24 international sales offices and seven manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. For more information, visit or

About Pelican BioThermal 
Pelican BioThermal LLC offers the widest range of temperature-controlled packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry. The company’s products ensure that delicate biological materials arrive intact and effective, despite exterior environments. Pelican BioThermal is dedicated to developing innovative products designed to fulfill the complex needs of the global life sciences industry. The company’s efforts have received recognition including the U.S. Army’s Greatest Inventions, the Made in Minnesota Manufacturing award for supply chain innovators, the Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota award for business growth and the Twin Cities Business Manufacturing Excellence award. Pelican BioThermal’s customers benefit from its extensive expertise in ensuring that temperature stability is maintained throughout the distribution chain. The company also offers a complete portfolio of services and software to support end-to-end temperature-controlled packaging asset management. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli BioThermal Limited. For more information, visit